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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFC: esethome
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:53:13 +0200
On 15-06-2012 15:41:03 +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> Ian Stakenvicius wrote:
> > > Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > >>> +       # lets see if the username already exists +       if [[
> > >>> ! -n $(egetent passwd "${euser}") ]] ; then
> > >> 
> > >> "! -n" -> "-z"
> > > 
> > > Does the $() argument ever need to be double quoted, or do all 
> > > versions of bash actually have the string argument optional even 
> > > though that's not what the man page reads?
> > 
> > Ever?  Yes, but only if what is being returned can contain spaces
> 
> Sorry, I should have mentioned that I had the case of the empty
> string in mind.

Here for the same reason, the difference between [[ and [ is essential.

Fabian

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RFC: enewuser should force updates to shell and home
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-- Mike Frysinger
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-- Ian Stakenvicius
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-- Mike Frysinger
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